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Join us for a night a jazz at this cozy venue nestled in town of Topanga above the San Fernando Valley. This restaurant features great wines and an amazing menu. I'll be singing standards and other cool songs with Jeff Colella at the piano and Chris Colangelo on the acoustic bass. No cover but reservations are highly recommended!

Songwriters at Play presents an intimate house concert in the Avila Beach area featuring Kiki Ebsen, a dynamic singer, songwriter, musician and artist whose vast musical range combines elements of jazz, pop, classical and rock. Show begins at 2pm on Sat. Feb. 24 (we'll send you the address and more details after you buy tickets). Tickets are $20 general admission.

Videos: Kiki original, https://youtu.be/4lcYwNYI1QM?si=k4yXmE4g2SCw3avk

"My Buddy" performance, https://youtu.be/-qGh_TIL1to?si=MtUwEL0JxX6zA_ub

Joni covers, https://youtu.be/OIDtejGmHIQ?si=3IMTrHOjG69zx5Fg

Artist website: https://kikiebsen.com/

Whether singing standards from the Great American songbook, classic rock covers or her own original compositions, Kiki has a style that is uniquely her own. For over 20 years, Ebsen was heralded as a talented vocalist and gifted keyboard player, supporting Grammy-winning and platinum-selling artists, including Al Jarreau, Tracy Chapman, Michael McDonald, and Boz Scaggs. The youngest daughter born into a famous Hollywood family (her father is Buddy Ebsen, best known as Jed Clampett on “The Beverly Hillbillies”), Kiki created a multimedia jazz/cabaret revue, "My Buddy, The Other Side of Oz." She also formed the "Joni Mitchell Project," a collection of top Los Angeles players that perform a wide variety of songs penned by the iconic Joni Mitchell.

Kiki has played numerous Songwriters at Play events, and other Central Coast venues. Last fall, she sang with her trio at the Paso Robles jazz club, Libretto, and also brought "My Buddy, The Other Side of Oz" to the Cambria Center for the Arts Theatre. This is the first Songwriters at Play house concert in the Avila Beach area, but we also produce events in Cambria, Cayucos, and Solvang. More info about Songwriters at Play: www.songwritersatplay.com

(we'll send you the address and more details after you buy tickets). Tickets are $20 general admission.

Tickets go on sale soon!

Kiki Ebsen is a dynamic singer, songwriter, musician and artist whose vast musical range combines elements of jazz, pop, classical and rock. She has performed all over the world and several times in the Nashville area. This is Kiki's debut performance in Collegedale at the Founders Hall. Kiki will bring her band of talented Los Angeles based musicians that include jazz guitarist, Grammy and Emmy-nominated composer, Grant Geissman on guitar and top-call session players, Dave Marotta on bass and Rod Harbour on drums. Together this tight ensemble is guaranteed to entertain you with a variety of music from Kiki's eight solo recordings.

Videos: "Half a Chance" (Kiki Ebsen)

https://youtu.be/tlSarIqsdBo?si=0hz-uc6ef_pRxTPh

"Diamond in the Dust" (Kiki Ebsen)

https://youtu.be/4lcYwNYI1QM?si=k4yXmE4g2SCw3avk

My Buddy, The Other Side of Oz promo video

https://youtu.be/LvxPL9SR8x8

Joni Mitchell Project promo video

https://youtu.be/OIDtejGmHIQ?si=3IMTrHOjG69zx5Fg

Artist website: https://kikiebsen.com

Whether singing standards from the Great American songbook, classic rock covers or her own original compositions, Kiki has a style that is uniquely her own. For over 20 years, Ebsen was heralded as a talented vocalist and gifted keyboard player, supporting Grammy-winning and platinum-selling artists, including Tracy Chapman, Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross and Boz Scaggs. The youngest daughter born into a famous Hollywood family (her father is Buddy Ebsen, best known as Jed Clampett on “The Beverly Hillbillies”), Kiki created a multimedia jazz/cabaret revue, "My Buddy, The Other Side of Oz." She also formed the "Joni Mitchell Project," a collection of top Los Angeles players that perform a wide variety of songs penned by the iconic Joni Mitchell.

Tickets go on sale soon!

Join us for an evening of music celebrating the music of the greatest jazz & pop vocalist of our generation Al Jarreau. Al was at the height of his career in the 1980's. after the success of his multi platinum records Breaking Away and Jarreau which included his international hit songs We're in this Love together, Morning , Spain , Roof Garden and more . Since his passing a few years ago we have always wanted to recreate the magic of those years seen by millions of fans around the world . We have assembled one of his greatest band of musicians consisting of keyboardist Neil Larsen, Drummer Tris Imboden , Bassist Freddie Washington, keyboardist Vocalist Kiki Ebsen, Guitarist Felicia Collins , Percussionist Lenny Castro Trumpet man Michael Patches Stewart and sax man Michael Paulo. Joining them will be vocalist Chris Walker who spent almost two Decades touring with Al as his bassist, singer and MD. Chris's voice and mannerisms are the closest to Al. Al's influence on his vocals will be apparent from note one. Every band member went on to success in tier own careers , Tris Imboden became the drummer fro Chicago and spent 25 years with the band. Neil Larsen who had his own success as a solo artist went on to tour with Leonard Cohen and continued to record and write for artists such as Kenny Loggins, George Benson , Gregg Allman, George Harrison and more. Felicia went on to be the guitarist on the David Letterman show for the shows duration. Ready Freddie Washington went on to be the bassist for the super band Steely Dan and is currently a member of the band, As a composer he is known for the composition "Forget me nots ". Hi is a bass icon influencing many young generations os bass players and currently teaches bass at the esteemed USC school of music, Kiki Ebsen has gone on to her own solo career and currently tours with her own band Michael Patches Stewart enjoyed his own solo career releasing four solo releases on his own and currently tours world wide with smooth jazz keyboardist Brian Culbertson. Lenny Castro is undoubtedly the most sought after percussionist in the world and also a member of the band Toto. His credits are too numerous to list. You can check them out here https://www.hardhnds.com/. Michael Paulo was Al's sax man and featured soloist for over 10 years . He went on to record 12 solo records and is also the producer of Grooves at The Westin . Please join us for a magical evening and celebrate and live the music of an American Jazz icon Al Jarreau with his reunion band . This will be a very special evening with the musicians that made the music happen with Al.

$125 Front Row sponsor reserved table seats. $85 Second row reserved table seats. $75 Third row reserved table seats. $70 Gold reserved seats. $60 General Admission seats

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